shelly_pic1Shelly Bobbins is a Registered Nurse, Licensed Acupuncturist and Diplomat of Chinese Herbology.  She has worked in the healthcare field for over 25 years specializing in addictions and psychiatry.  After graduating from Emperor’s College in 1996 as an acupuncturist and herbalist she then went on to become a QME, working in private practice with a focus on pain management and addictions. In addition she has experience with biofeedback as well as with meditation, trained in both Taoist and Buddhist traditions.

While teaching a 21-hour course on addiction at Emperor’s College she worked as a acupuncture supervisor at Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital training interns on the chemical dependency unit. Shelly then went on to develop a program with Cri-Help where she combined group acupuncture with Taoist meditation having now treated thousands of patients in rehab with this approach.She remained with Cri-Help for 10 years and now resides in Colorado.